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Staples students take home the prize at National History Day

Stella Corenthal ’21 and Sutton Lindau ’21 performing their project in front of the judges and other audience members. Their performance was about Mae Jemison, the first African American to travel to space. Corenthal and Lindau placed second in their category.

Chelsea Strober ’21

May 16, 2019

Walking into Honors United States History class on the first day of sophomore year of high school, one would normally expect that the class would be solely watching the teacher talk about all things history while students sit in their seats, staring at the clock. However, that is not the case at Staples. Here...

Implementing final projects instead of exams will decrease stress levels

Hand completing a multiple choice exam.

June 12, 2018

By Chelsea Fox '19 The end of the year is always a stressful time for students and teachers. With summer only a couple weeks away, I feel like I am always being ambushed with work in the days leading up to finals. However, when teachers opt to give us projects instead of exams, it relieves a large a...

English students use comedy to critique

English students use comedy to critique

June 13, 2017

By Molly Mahoney ’18 Whether it’s The Onion, Key and Peele or Saturday Night Live, all  of these are bound to leave an audience tearing up from laughter. However, each one’s comedy is rooted in a deeper critique of society today, otherwise known as satire. After studying rhetorical devi...

“The Laramie Project” sequel soon to hit the black box stage

Erin McGroarty, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

Staples Players will be producing the spring black box show, “The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later,” with a small cast of just 18 students. The production will feature a select group of actors and actresses performing in an intimate setting to continue the story of Matthew Shepard and his murder that...

Stress = Work * Acceleration:

Stress  =  Work * Acceleration:

Max Bibicoff, News editor

June 10, 2015

With the week of final exams looming at Staples, students have begun to mentally prepare for the hours of studying that will ensue in the coming days. Only adding to the craze of finals week this year, is the fact that ACTs and SATs are occurring almost simultaneously on the weekends of June 6th and June 13th, and...

U.S. Honors students partake in National History Day

U.S. Honors students partake in National History Day

Jenny Lupoff, Staff Writer

March 13, 2015

Since the beginning of second semester, students in the U.S. History honors classes have been collaborating with their groupmates for the National History Day Contest, which will be held at the regional level on March 21 at Fairfield University. Each year, the grades 6-12 history contest revolves aro...

December 6, 2010 | Telling a Story Through Ceramics

December 6, 2010 | Telling a Story Through Ceramics

December 6, 2010

9:40 a.m. Emma Tolkin '12 works on her self sculpture for a project in Ms. Jeselnick's ceramics class....

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